On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
- An attack by a gunman in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa on Wednesday resonated thousands of miles away in Canada’s northern territorial capitals
- Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announces increased troop deployment in the Arctic, while foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says there’s no need for increased NATO presence in the region
- A suspected foreign military vessel in Swedish waters this week prompted an extended military search and raised concerns about Russia’s actions in the circumpolar North
And the most popular Eye on the Arctic story on Twitter at @eyeonthearctic?
This week, our followers chose a story about the concerns being raised that the buying and selling of wild meat over the internet is contributing to wildlife declines in Canada’s North
That’s your Eye on the Arctic news for this week. We’ll be back on Monday with more stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca